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22nd International SMA Researcher Meeting

14-16 June 2018, Dallas, USA

The International SMA Researcher Meeting is the biggest Spinal Muscular Atrophy research conference in the world. Please join us in 2018 to learn about the latest breakthroughs in SMA research. 

Abstract submission until March 2nd


6th Rare Disease Summer School

Kartause Ittingen, 11-13 July 2018

The 6th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses, to novel therapeutics.

Applications open


Molecular mechanisms of muscle wasting during aging and disease

Ascona, 23-28 September 2018

This meeting will focus on the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle wasting diseases including cachexia, sarcopenia and muscular dystrophies. Its focus on disease aspects in skeletal muscle, its interactive format and its small size makes this meeting unique.

Abstract submission open


ENMC workshops

Next deadline for a workshop application: March 15

ENMC Workshopsbericht

Chaperone Dysfunction in muscle disease. 8-10 December 2017

Auf deutsch verfügbar


Increasing Agrin Function Antagonizes Muscle Atrophy and Motor Impairment in Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Boido M, De Amicis E, Valsecchi V, Trevisan M, Ala U, Ruegg MA, Hettwer S, Vercelli A.
Front Cell Neurosci. 2018 Jan 30;12:17.

31 Januar 2018

Over-expression of a retinol dehydrogenase (SRP35/DHRS7C) in skeletal muscle activates mTORC2, enhances glucose metabolism and muscle performance.

Ruiz A, Dror E, Handschin C, Furrer R, Perez-Schindler J, Bachmann C, Treves S, Zorzato F.
Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 12;8(1)

15 Januar 2018

Plasticity of the Muscle Stem Cell Microenvironment

Dinulovic I, Furrer R, Handschin C.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;1041:141-169

05 Januar 2018